Student Health Insurance

Juilliard Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) Academic Year 2021-22

The Juilliard School Student Health Insurance Plan for the 2021-22 academic year is through AETNA Student Health

Plan dates August 15, 2021-August 14, 2022.

The Juilliard School offers an excellent Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) that provides benefits for off- campus medical services and prescription drugs.


  • Coverage for sickness and injury.
  • Coverage for preventative services as mandated by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
  • Prescription drug benefit
  • Unlimited annual or lifetime maximum for covered benefits.

Students should refer to the insurance brochure for details regarding what is and is not covered and what percentages of expenses are covered. Most conditions require students to pay a portion of expenses.

The Juilliard Student Health Insurance Plan is in compliance with New York insurance regulations and meets or exceeds the minimum insurance standards for student health insurance plans as established by the Affordable Care Act.

General questions about health insurance and prescription drug coverage may be directed to the Administrative Director of Health and Counseling Services at (212) 799-5000 ext. 282 or email Beth Techow.

AETNA Student Health has an informative website and may be reached by phone at 800-868-8577.


All full-time students are automatically enrolled in the Juilliard Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP). All students are strongly encouraged to remain enrolled in the Student Health Insurance Plan.

Enrollment is mandatory for all international students, and coverage may not be waived under any circumstances.

US students may waive enrollment in the SHIP if they have US-based insurance which meets the waiver criteria, including coverage for medical services in New York City. Students must provide documentation and complete a waiver form available on WebAdvisor and below in July.


Annual $2,598, Fall Semester (8/15/21-12/31/21) $989, Spring Semester (1/1/22-8/14/22) $1,609

Students should make an appointment with Health Services first for all non-emergency conditions. When appropriate, Health Services will assist you with recommendations to specialists that are in-network with AETNA, please schedule an appointment for this.

Health Services is happy to assist you with questions. Please email Beth Techow, Administrative Director at [email protected].

2021-22 Student Health Insurance Plan

Last Updated Monday, Nov. 01, 2021, 06:31PM